Pennsylvania Type E Liquor License. The primary purpose of the eating place (E) retail dispenser license is the regular and customary preparation and service of food to the public. The licensed area within the establishment must be no less than 300 square feet, equipped with tables and seating, and sufficient food, to accommodate at least 30 patrons at once. The establishment must have a functioning kitchen or food preparation area, and it must have a current and valid health license issued by the governing municipal authority. Type E liquor licensees are only permitted to sell and serve malt and brewed beverages (beer) and may not sell liquor (wine or spirits) for on or off-premises consumption. They may sell up to 192 fl. oz. of beer in a single transaction for off-premises consumption.